Lookout Lodge Resort
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We had a very relaxed morning, not getting up until 9ish and then we had a leisurely breakfast outside the van looking out at the sea - it is a scorcher of a day already.
This resort is only a year old, so everything is very new. Gorgeous big pool with new sun loungers all around - which is where we spent most of the morning. It's also very clean and th e staff are really friendly and make a real effort.
We decide that Key ...
... slipped right past the hustle and bustle of Miami and were entering Everglades NP. There was a long line. This park is popular with foreign tourists for some reason. I assume they want to see alligators. There's not too many gators walking the streets of Italy or Japan. They come in large groups eager to show off their wealth. Most of them are wearing t-shirts displaying American flags. Our first stop was to secure this campsite. It's choice ...
... which reads
"ABSOLOUTLY NO PERSONS OF ANY AGE WHO REQUIRE DIAPERS ARE ALLOWED IN ANY
POOL OR SPA". Anyway, she stormed
off, everyone clapped…job done.
I know it sounds
mean but, this is the ONLY adult pool….it is tucked right out of the way and it
is TINY in comparison to the family pools of which there are three. She was being obnoxious and she was rightly
put in her place.
The other very rude
Oh the frustrations of car hire, but after an interminable wait, an upgrade because of their tardiness left me with a dark blue Chevrolet Cobalt - thank the lord for aircon! A French lady called Nicole had joined me in the dorm last night so she came with me for a tour of the Everglades. We drove to Flamingo, the end of the trail, where there is a bit of a harbour. Not sure if that bit of the Everglades looks out onto Florida Bay or Gulf of ...
... boat he motors around the harbor.
We lived in a 500 year old house looking up at the Alhambra in Granada
Spain, studied Spanish, Flamenco Dancing, and Flamenco guitar. Made
lots of friends and did lots of snowboarding.
We cruised the Caribbean in a giant ship that has theaters, bars,
restaurants, climbing walls, zip lines, and even an ice skating rink.
We spent a day on the beaches of ...